Corporate bonds are a useful diversifier when building a portfolio, as typically they respond differently to equities in the same economic environment.
But they are now behaving a bit differently, and the yields have been low for some time.
Opinions is divided about whether they offer a good investment right now or not: much of this depends on one's perspective on the future.
Are you an optimist or pessimist?
Here we set out some guidelines about investing for the future in the corporate bond sector.